Did the international community try to prevent the invasion of Iraq, particularly the US' involvement in the invasion?

NO, not really.There was certainly a lot of discussion and a lot of dissent; but nothing practical was done to prevent it; there was a UN vote; at first several countries voted against intervention;  but in the second vote those countries abstained from voting, if memory serves. Several countries supported

Did America's invasion of Iraq lead to the unrest and increased terrorism in the middle east?

There were two Iraq Wars. One good in rescuing a country from a despot and one bad, leading to unrest and increased terrorism in the Middle East. Cause and effect analysis and connecting the two wars assists in understanding what has happened and prevent it from happening

Why did the U.S. intervene after the Iraq invasion of Kuwait in 1990?

It was not a foregone conclusion that the US would intervene. Nor that virtually every Arab state from Syria to Morocco would join the coalition. The Kuwaiti government in exile and a huge majority of citizens joined in a massive lobbying effort,

How does the US get out of Iraq?

By not having gone in in the first place.Like they say in international relations circles, "You break it, you bought it."

Did the international community try to prevent the invasion of Iraq, particularly the US' involvement in the invasion?

NO, not really.There was certainly a lot of discussion and a lot of dissent; but nothing practical was done to prevent it; there was a UN vote; at first several countries voted against intervention;  but in the second vote those countries abstained from voting, if memory serves. Several countries supported

Why did the U.S. intervene after the Iraq invasion of Kuwait in 1990?

It was not a foregone conclusion that the US would intervene. Nor that virtually every Arab state from Syria to Morocco would join the coalition. The Kuwaiti government in exile and a huge majority of citizens joined in a massive lobbying effort,

Did the international community try to prevent the invasion of Iraq, particularly the US' involvement in the invasion?

NO, not really.There was certainly a lot of discussion and a lot of dissent; but nothing practical was done to prevent it; there was a UN vote; at first several countries voted against intervention;  but in the second vote those countries abstained from voting, if memory serves. Several countries supported

What is the difference between the 2003 invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and Russia's current invasion of Ukraine?

Putin haters should first know some factCrimea was an Autonomous Region of Ukraine, when the government was overthrown, the first order of business was to stop Autonomy, and pull all power to Kiev, Crimea didn't want that, so they declared

Will the US launch a ground invasion of Iraq again?

I don't believe so. I think small squads of special forces helping the Kurds will eventually put paid to the ISIS threat.

How does the US get out of Iraq?

By not having gone in in the first place.Like they say in international relations circles, "You break it, you bought it."

What would Iraq be like today if the U.S. had never invaded?

If the United States hadn't led the invasion of Iraq in 2003, then Saddam Hussein and the Baath Party would likely still be ruling Iraq with the exception of Iraqi Kurdistan, autonomous from Iraq but divided between the two main

Why is Iraq asking for US ground troops?

Have you read the news today? Anbar province now is completely under IS control after Iraqi army withdrew from Haditha.The Iraqi Army is not competent, the US and allies airstrikes haven't done much damage to IS. Ever since the airstrike began maybe for months now, IS had gained even more ground in Iraq and Syria.

What would Iraq be like today if the U.S. had never invaded?

Saddam Hussein would have joined with Syria's Assad to try to end the civil war in Syria.  But his own Arab spring from the oppressed Shi'ite minority would be a pestersome problem that he put down with extreme violence.American sanctions would have been lifted by President H. Clinton six years ago.  The French and

Why did the United States invade Iraq and Afghanistan?

After the Collapse of Soviet Union in 1989, the two superpowers ceased to exist. The period saw the rise of a unipolar order , better termed as US Hegemony. It would appear that US Hegemony began in 1991 after the

Iran: How did Iranians feel when America invaded Iraq?

That's a good question.I think the general sentiment was that we despised Saddam and would have loved to get rid of him, however, seeing Afghanistan wasn't so much of a success we doubted whether America could get the job done. So although Iran helped the US in Afghanistan, and